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This is a low key lighting and it is also back lighting to make a silhouette. i like this image because it makes the character stand out and makes it seem spooky and mysterious.

Citizen Kane with Orson Welles. I loved the camera angles  use of shadow  light.

I love this scene! the silhouetted lighting, the over-lapping dialogue, its so interesting!

Filmmakers IQ on Film Noir Lighting

Learn the basics of three point lighting and the tools for shooting Film Noir so you can start to analyse the look of films shot in this unique style.